Jamie Uy is a high school student/teen writer whose work has appeared in Huffington Post, Launch Pad, KidsWWwrite, The Middle Era, A Point in Time, King of the Trees, GREYstone, Lone Star, Wild Orphan, SWITCH, and Miracle. She is a Commended Foyle Young Poet, and has more than fun than should be allowed working as managing editor of Parallel Ink, a student writing e-zine. Her poetry anthology, The 1 AM Astronaut and Other Poems, was published in summer '12. When she's not busy writing, Jamie plays the flute, jokes around with her brother, and does volunteer work for environmental and social causes.
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The 1 AM Astronaut and Other Poems
by Jamie Uy
"The 1 AM Astronaut and Other Poems" is a whimsical poetry anthology written in the spirited and insightful voice of a thirteen-year-old girl. Covering topics such as identity, belonging, urbanization, childhood, and friendship, her poetry delights and enlightens with quirky, emotive language and contemporary forms. All royalties earned by the sales of this book will go to charity.
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